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The Chemistry Subject Board (CSB) is responsible for running and monitoring the graduate programme in Chemistry across TIFR.†† All graduate students in the Department of Chemical Sciences (DCS) at Mumbai and in the TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS) at Hyderabad, wishing to obtain degrees in Chemistry, are governed by the CSB rules and procedures.

In August 2015, the Chemistry Subject Board started Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programme, in addition to the regular Ph.D. programme.An M. Sc., an M. Tech., a B. E. or a B. Tech. degree is the basic requirement for admission to the Ph.D. degree programme.B. Sc. graduates in any field of science are eligible for admission to the Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programme.All students are selected through the TIFR Research Scholars' admission procedure and admitted to the Institute as graduate students. Annual progress of these students is monitored by the Chemistry Subject Board or a similar body located in centres outside the Colaba campus.

The guidelines of the Chemistry Subject Board listed here shall be followed, within the overall rules and procedures of the TIFR University, for all graduate activities leading to the Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. degrees.†† If a student wants any deviation from the guidelines listed here, they must give a written request well in advance to the CSB.


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Last updated: 20 January 2017